In my early twenties I found myself in the emergency room of a large – and very reputable – Los Angeles hospital. Even though I was young and relatively healthy, I found myself struck with a host of strange physical symptoms: I had numbness in my hands, tingling in my legs, headaches and a general … More When intuition calls: how to follow the whispers of your inner knowingness
When my son was very little and didn’t have much awareness about his surroundings, he wasn’t afraid of going to the doctor. That was before the age of, say, one. This is not to say that in his first twelve months of life he wasn’t feeling scared in certain environments or of certain people – … More When sadness strikes out of the blue: or how to deal with a case of the pre-emptive blues
Today I want to recommend a movie that I have seen more than two years ago. It is one of the very few on the subject. It is well made and very, very interesting. If the healing arts attract you in some way (and if you are reading this blog, chances are that they do), … More The Healing Arts in the Amazon Rainforest – A Powerful and Unusual Film
I’ve known Martha Beck for… hm… almost twenty years now! When I first discovered her, she had just published “Expecting Adam” – her memoir of getting pregnant while doing her PhD (in sociology, I believe) at Harvard and then discovering that the baby had Down syndrome. It blew her whole academic, rational and orderly world … More Insecure and uncertain about your calling and life purpose (especially as a healer)? Watch this!